Courses in Asian Studies (Division 323)

122/History 122. Modern Transformation of East Asia. (4). (SS).

See History 122. (Murphey)

220/Buddhist Studies 220/Rel. 202. Introduction to World Religions: South and East Asia. (4). (HU).

See Buddhist Studies 220. (Sharf)

381. Junior/Senior Colloquium for Concentrators. Junior or senior standing and concentration in Asian Studies. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 IMPERIALISM, NATIONALISM, WAR. In Winter Term 1988, this course is jointly offered with History 396.004. (Murphey)

395. Honors Seminar. Honors candidate in Asian Studies. (3). (Excl).

Honors students in Asian Studies should use this course number for their Honors thesis, but will normally work with whatever faculty member is closest to the subject of the thesis. (Murphey)

428/Econ. 428/Phil. 428/Pol. Sci. 428/Soc. 426. China's Evolution Under Communism. Upperclass standing or permission of instructor. Not recommended for Asian Studies concentrators. (4). (SS).

See Political Science 428. (Oksenberg)

475/Chinese 475/Hist. of Art 487/RC Hums. 475/Philosophy 475. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

See Chinese 475. (Y. Feuerwerker)

511. Colloquium on Southern Asia: The Interface of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. (2). (Excl).

This course will examine the evolution of the economies of Southeast Asia countries from pre-colonial days to the present. Each of the ten countries of Southeast Asia will be examined in turn. Topics to be covered will include: patterns of economic growth, structural change and income distribution; foreign trade, aid, dept and investment; regional economic cooperation; domestic macroeconomic management and development planning; industrialization; the export of primary commodities, manufacturers and services; the economic roles of the state, foreign and local capital, ethnic minorities and women; the special problems of socialist economic development; and the influence of social, cultural and political factors on economic development. This is a lecture course with some time for class discussion. It is open to graduate students and upper-level undergraduates with adequate background, by permission of the instructor. An elementary knowledge of economics is presumed; a background in Southeast Asia is desirable but not necessary. Readings will be provided in a course-pack. The course will meet once a week, on Thursdays 2-5 p.m. There may be on occasional guest lectures. Grading will be based on a midterm and a final exam. (Lim)

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